Calhoun takes Boeing lead as CEO, Muilenburg gets $80M on exit

AeroTime Daily News | January 13, 2020
After three days of denial, the Iranian authorities eventually admitted that the crash of the flight PS752 was due to a mistake from the country’s military. Their responsibility in the death of 176 people, including 82 Iranians, sparked a wave of protests in Tehran.
The Italian carrier Ernest Airlines’ license was temporarily suspended as of midnight, January 13, 2020. The suspension comes after an initial warning by the Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) on December 29, 2019. ENAC said it would suspend Ernest Airlines’ Air Operators Certificate (AOC) if the airline fails did not submit the required documents according to European Union’s Regulation (EC) No 1008/2008.
On January 13, 2020, David L. Calhoun is starting his role as the president and chief executive officer of the Boeing company. Calhoun is replacing the company’s previous head Dennis Muilenburg, who is believed to have lost the role due to the 737 MAX crisis.
The BelugaXL entered service with its first operational fl4ight on January 9, 2020. It is the first of six to be put into service by the end of 2023.
Claiming that Boeing had submitted approximately 178 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for certification, knowing that the aircraft were installed with nonconforming slat tracks, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a $5.4 million fine against the plane maker. This is the second time in recent months when the U.S. authority proposes multi-million after finding allegedly faulty slat tracks on Boeing planes. Previously, the agency’s attention was caught by an earlier 737 version − 737 NG.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is planning to impose a $3.92 million fine on Southwest Airlines, accusing the latter of operating 44 aircraft on over 21 thousand commercial flights with incorrect calculations of weight and balance data.

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